Detectives attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 21-year-old robbery suspect, Abdullahi Zakari at Ojo area of the state.
The suspect was arrested at about 9:30pm November 3O, 2021 along NEPA Road, Alaba Rago Market, Ojo area, by an anti-crime patrol team of the Ojo Police Division during a routine patrol of the area.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu in a statement Monday said some items recovered from the suspect include two locally-made pistols and one live cartridge concealed in a bag.
Ajisebutu said the suspect, upon interrogation, confessed to be one of the men of the underworld that are responsible for the spate of robbery in traffic in Alaba, Ojo, Iba and similar places in the state in recent time.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu had directed that the suspect should be transferred to the Command’s Tactical Team for diligent investigation and prosecution.